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bill is now a category four storm. we'll get the latest track from tucker. >>> we know the vaccine is on its way. we know what schools plan to do. the question is how will your boss handle a swine flu outbreak in new guideline are out today. we'll run through them as fox 5 morning news continues at 6:00 right now. >>> we're glad you could join us for fox 5 morning ne. ws a live look outside right now. i'm he gurvir dhindsa. >> i'm steve chenevey. thank you for being with us. one group of local residents with clean-up ahead of them. take a look at this damage from overnight. a large tree branch fell through the roof of the penn southern apartment homes in capitol heights. at the spite the inconvenience, nobody was hurt. >> i guess some areas did have storms yesterday. >> i certainly did. i had a lot of thunder and lightning last night and very heav rain as it moved through about 8:00 last night. rain across the . area. i want to show everybody hurricane bill. it is now a category four hurricane. it has gusts to 150. the scale only goes to five so this is almost as strong as they get
of those mornings where tucker and i scurrying around like crazy, we have the occasional thunderstorm in the morning. but james is right we don't typically have them early in the morning. >> it seem we get a lot more in the afternoon. >> thraws reason if that. am i going to answer that? >> or i will. >> the reason -- here is what happens. >> we should have worked this out. >> usually we see thunderstorms in the afternoon because of what we call daytime heating. the sun warms up the foyer. it helps with the evaporation an all the rain, the bay, the area lakes, they help with the evaporation so the water gets lifted up in the atmosphere. by late afternoon, we get the showers and thunderstorms. but we have other factor at work that will cause showers and thunderstorms overnight and during the early-morning hours. i had a thunderstorm at my house at about 3:00 in the morning yesterday morning. >> we are aseing some showers, not - an we are seeing some showers, not a thunderstorm yet. a couple of weeks ago, we had a pretty good thunderstorm that came through portions of the viewing area du
democracy. >>> we want to take a check on our forecast. for that, tucker barnes. >> you notice that there is a lot more water in the atmosphere. that means humidity is on the increase. >> that was a beautiful shot of the capitol dome. not very windy out there either. >> very still at this hour. we are looking at the possible of some scattered showers d thundetorms as we get into the afternoon. so a changing forecast today. going to be summery around here and then some big changes as we get wek. let's get ewek. let's get started thwi a look at our satellite-radar. i want to mention very quickly atdanny had maximum winds of 60 miles per hour. i will show you awe satellite pi durofe nyan coming up n iny just a minute. here in washington, we are doing fine. you can see the cloud cover across the northern section of our viewing area up into pennsylvania and light showers there. this is a cold front which is very slowly and i do mean swlloworking wlits way through the washington area. and it is a weak oinne. so with just a chance for some satterred showers or thunderstorms during t
. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's say good morning to tucker barnes and hopefully a nice comfortable day today. >> very comfortable out there now. my air conditioners was not turned on when i woke up this morning. the huge is in check. we have sunshine throughout the day and high temperatures later in the upper 80s. isodon't know w iatheratthonih things can i say about the forecast but i'll try to refo out a way the next 19 say it. yo d our clveco hed ancloud cover shower activity is well off the co . thmorni this is high pressure building in. ghhi actually a n ea f o pressure that will stick around for a couple of days. today in the upper 80s. tomorrow, a little warmer. t will be hot tomorrow in the 0 it t will be avery quiet day for geeoraf n iwlue ef rain we ha ouraarnd here. 71 at reagan national. you can see the c aloo iris lurking not too far off the north and west. very comfortable day. we are expecting high temperatures in the mid- to 8ro0s acuss the ts obright sun humidity eaonl wly't be too d so this will be ne.aon we on n 8888in washington. 90 down in fredericksburg an
. it is muggy and upping it will stay that way for a while jie. don't know. we'll ask tucker. >> we are glad you could be along with us on fox 5 morning news. tucker is in. tony is taking time off. so we're watching bill. >> tony is under the weather. remember ask the weather guy yesterday? >> probably in thabicaribbean. we've got a lot to talk about. we want to start with hurricane bill. this intensity increasing here in the last several hours. maximum winds, 15 miles per hour with gusts to 1. that makes day category four hurricane. they only go to category five. it continues to move off to the west-northwest at about 16 miles per hour. the sea surface temperatures are running in the 80s. there is likelihood the storm nturcontinued tho i fy si da h el vesyra ses t'esveral days.a ge t o athe r again, we had storms here last night. >> we have aguhaseve used them mybig ad big ones at my house. yo psecanguseoscrhis het stn wan iits wake a lot of kecld coved a little bit of fog and a lot of humidity. i am guaranteeing bad hair days for everybody area-wide today as the monument will really be ver
. this is most popular segment in local television. tucker barnes an i put our big geeky weather heads together to answer your most pressing questions. today's question is from troy fairette. that is like a football player. >> old movie star too. >> he could be a reporter. let's go to troy garrett. he says while he was on a flight, pilot anumbered that the outside air temperature was minus 50 degrees while the ground temperature was 75 degrees. we were trying at an altitude of 30,000 feet. why is the temperature so cold up there and warmer on the ground espare closer to the sun when flying? >> sounded like it was going to be who gets there first questions swra i thought it would be a math question which we wouldn't have used it. you could have answered it. that is a great question. you would think the closer to the sun, you're 30,000 feet above the surface of the earth, it will be warmer. no, the high are up you go, the colder it gets. remember, space is cold. why is that so? let's go to science man tucker barnes for the answer. >> good question though. >> it's great question. >> the next time
degrees. i'm he beginning to agree with tucker that we'll have to check into that reporting station. it seems a little errant there. here is the satellite-radar composite for the region. there is your precipitation out to the west. you can see how it is moving north and east ever so slowly but you got some rhetty good rain there in portions of west virginia, western portions of virginia. for us, we we've got some clouds. here is a look at the surface map for today. main feature for us is an upper level low that is kind of pushing through ever so slowly. there is a frontal system that came through. that is responsible for our cooler, quote, unquote temperatures instead of being in the upper and mid-90s. we'll be in the up are 80s today. some scattered storms work their way in here during the morning and later on today, some showers and thunderstorms here and tere. forecast looks like this. lots of clouds around. scat are the showers and thunderstorms -- scattered showers and thunderstorms as i said. high about 87 degrees downtown. for tonight being a muggy night with early showers a
meteorological organize and i a big change occurred in 1979. i remember this. >> tucker, do you remember this? >> absolutely. i was just a littlguy. at first, all the storm were named after women because traditionally, most meteorologys were probably males an they would name ships after women so they name the storms after women. and in the late 70s, there was the women's movement and they decided maybe they need to name it after men and women because it was sort of looking down. >> equal opportunity. >> i see tony over here biting his tongue. >> because to be honest, there was some sexist thinking. there were some who thought these storms are temperamental like a woman. we have a list of this year's storms. take a look. >> we are new claudette. we are three storms in. >> the next one is danny. the name repeat every six years. >> i was going to ask that. >> yes, they do. however, as i believe you all know this too, if there is a storm that is particularly deadly or costly,that name is retired and a new name is inserted. so we will not have another tropical storm or hurricane andrew, camille or
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